58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Louisville, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
10
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
11
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
12
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
13
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
14
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Louisville, United States

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

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Louisville, USA to London is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Louisville in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 36°F in London. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

6
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary site.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in January, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bruges (Diamond Museum, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Grand Place, pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, see the interesting displays at Atomium, and browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Brussels online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in January, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are little chillier, around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Bruges
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step out of Amsterdam to go to The Hague and see The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Anne Frank House, put a fun spin on your tour with City Challenge Amsterdam, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

5
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, and put a fun spin on your tour with CityQuester.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Prague online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In February in Prague, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Invisible Exhibition - Neviditelna vystava ©
Invisible Exhibition - Neviditelna vystava
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vienna itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Vienna are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Budapest are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
E-Exit Escape Game ©
E-Exit Escape Game
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, contemplate the long history of Rumeli Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in February, things will get a bit warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 50°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Tuzak ©
Tuzak
Istanbul Modern ©
Istanbul Modern
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 22nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Loggetta del Sansovino, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in February, expect little chillier with lows of 37°F in Venice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 24th (Wed), steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the history behind Ratto di Polissena, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online tour planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. February in Rome sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, get your game on at The Witching Hour Room Escape, and make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona road trip tool.

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in March, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Belém Tower, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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